HAMILTON, THE INVISIBLE HAND Artists Top 2015 Henry Hewes Design Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

BroadwayWorld is happy to report that four theater artists will be honored by the Henry Hewes Design Awards Committee during the presentation of its 2015 Awards in a luncheon ceremony, set for the coming fall. (more...)

Scoop: THE GRINDER on FOX - Today, May 10, 2016
by - May 9, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE GRINDER, airing on FOX on today, May 10, 2016! (more...)

BWW Preview: Bellport Area's Boys & Girls Club 13th Annual SUMMER BEACH BALL
by Marina Kennedy - May 9, 2016

On Wednesday May 4th, the Boys & Girls Club of the Bellport Area (BGCBA) held a kick-off for their 13thAnnual Summer Beach Ball that will take place on June 18th. (more...)

Miriam Shor, Sheldon Harnick, Jack O'Brien & More Join MAIZE & BLUE ON BROADWAY Benefit Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

Maize & Blue on Broadway is a one-night-only benefit concert on May 16, 2016 at 7PM at Broadway's August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street) to celebrate the University of Michigan and its renowned Musical Theatre Department, as well as honor its longtime chair, Brent Wagner, who is retiring in May after 32 years of being the department's heart and soul.   (more...)

The Smith Center Shines Spotlight on Local Teachers at Inaugural Heart of Education Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2016

On Saturday, May 7, The Smith Center for the Performing Arts honored educators from the Las Vegas valley as it hosted The Heart of Education Awards.  The special event powered by The Rogers Foundation recognized hundreds of Clark County School District (CCSD) teachers who have gone above and beyond for their students and have greatly contributed to their education, livelihood and betterment. (more...)

Soprano Deborah Voigt Cancels Tonight's Performance of VOIGT LESSONS for SF Opera Lab
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

San Francisco Opera today announced the sudden cancellation of this evening's performance of American soprano Deborah Voigt in her eponymous show Voigt Lessons, to be presented by SF Opera Lab at the Wilsey Center's Taube Atrium Theater. (more...)

DANCE TO UNITE'S 3rd Annual Benefit Raises More Than $100,000
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

Dance to Unite raised more than $100,000 in support of the company's expanding free after-school dance and education programs at their 3rd Annual Benefit:One Way or Anotheron Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 6pm at Avenues: The World School, located in Chelsea at 259 Tenth Avenue, NYC 10001. (more...)

Opera News: Deborah Voigt to Join San Francisco Conservatory of Music, This Fall
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

Internationally revered operatic soprano Deborah Voigthas been appointed to the full-time voice faculty at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM). Beginning in the fall of 2016, Voigt, known the world over for her "majestic voice" (WSJ), will bring to SFCM the benefit of singing experience that spans an extraordinary spectrum, from her renowned performances in the operas of Wagner, Strauss, and more, to her celebrated recital appearances and acclaimed presentations of Broadway standards and popular songs. Through private lessons and masterclasses with Voigt, select SFCM voice students will have the unique opportunity to gain insight and training from one of the world's most versatile singers and music's most endearing personalities. (more...)

Photo Flash: New Shots from THE TALE OF THE ALLERGIST'S WIFE at TheatreWorks New Milford
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

Tomorrow, May 6, TheatreWorks New Milford will debut Charles Busch's uproarious comedy, THE TALE OF THE ALLERGIST'S WIFE. The curtain rises at 8:00 p.m. for a three-week run. BroadwayWorld has a fresh look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

New Musical Revue L.A. NOW AND THEN Set for Caminito Theatre, 5/13-22
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

Conceived and Directed by Grammy nominated Producer, Director, Writer, and Composer Bruce Kimmel, L.A. NOW AND THEN, is a new musical revue about the city that was and the city that is. (more...)

UMC to Present SECOND COMING Streaming Premiere Friday
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

RLJ Entertainment's Urban Movie Channel (UMC) presents the gripping psychodrama, Second Coming, premiering on May 6, 2016. Written and directed by Olivier Award-winning playwright, Debbie Tucker Green, the film stars Idris Elba (Luther, Beasts of No Nation, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom) and Nadine Marshall (The Smoking Room, Waterloo Road) as a married couple left with unanswered questions when the wife mysteriously becomes pregnant despite their lack of intimacy. (more...)

20 YoungArts Foundation Winners Selected as 2016 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) congratulates the 52nd class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, announced today by U.S. Secretary of Education John King. The 20 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts-one of the nation's highest honors for high school students and all of whom are YoungArts Winners-were nominated to The White House Commission on Presidential Scholars for their artistic achievement, and selected based on academic and artistic accomplishments, leadership responsibilities, community service and outreach initiatives, and overall creativity. (more...)

Imagination Stage's Speak Out On Stage Ensemble to Present COLLIDE-O-SCOPE, 6/3-5
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Imagination Stage's Speak Out On Stage Ensemble will perform Collide-O-Scope, a musical conceived by members of the Speak Out On Stage (SOOS) Ensemble, June 3-5, 2016 in the Christopher and Dana Reeve Theatre. Collide-O-Scope is written by Amanda Zeitler and composed by Deborah Jacobson. (more...)

Penny Seats Theatre Company to Present THE CANTERBURY TALES & XANADU This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Ann Arbor's Penny Seats Theatre Company is set to open its sixth summer season at West Park, performing outdoor professional theatre at movie-ticket prices, on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays throughout June and July. This year, the group's season will open with a modern adaption of Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales (by Lindsay Price), followed by the 2007 Broadway musical smash, Xanadu (based on the 1980 cult classic movie of the same name), with a book by Douglas Carter Beane and music and lyrics by Jeff Lynne and John Farrar. (more...)

Warc Launches Global Media Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016


BWW Review: Young Stars Perform with Aplomb in Village Theatre's BILLY ELLIOT
by Amelia Reynolds - May 25, 2016

There truly is nothing to not like about 'Billy Elliot' performing at Village Theatre. (more...)

MusicalFare Theatre Announces Upcoming Premier Cabaret Shows
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

MusicalFare Theatre has announced four upcoming events in their Premier Cabaret. (more...)

Vizient, Inc. Opens Registration for Innovative Technology Expo 2016
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016


Applied DNA Sciences to Present at Upcoming Mauldin Economics Strategic Investment Conference
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016


Sandi Patty and Doo Wop Project Coming to Spencer Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

Sandi Patty, the most awarded female vocalist in contemporary Christian music, presents the tour of a lifetime in celebration of hers. Entitled the 'Forever Grateful' world tour, the 10-month, 90+ city concert spree kicked-off in February and includes a special concert engagement at the Spencer Theater at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 28. Excellent seats are available for $39-$79. Visit www.spencertheater.com or call the box office at 575.336.4800 for tickets and information. (more...)

SHAPES Fitness For Women Uses The Franchise Sales Solution for Franchise Development
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

Shapes Fitness For Women is the premier women's only fitness center with programs that are designed specifically for women. Shapes has been involved in women's fitness for over 26 years and has recently announced that they have chosen The Franchise Sales Solution, a Tampa based franchise sales & development company to assist with franchise sales and development. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

?Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents Back to the Eighties Show With Jessie's Girl-Friday, July 8, 2016 at 8PM. Purchase tickets at www.ticketmaster.com or Box Office at 201.227.1030.  (more...)

Scoop: THE GRINDER on FOX - Saturday, May 28, 2016
by - May 23, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE GRINDER, airing on FOX on Saturday, May 28, 2016! (more...)

PlayCo to Present Christopher Chen's CAUGHT, 8/17-9/18
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

The Play Company (PlayCo), led by Founding Producer Kate Loewald and Executive Producer Lauren Weigel, closes its 15th Anniversary season with the New York premiere of Caught (August 17-September 18). In this irreverent new genre-bending piece, theatre makers Christopher Chen and Lee Sunday Evans apply their playful imaginations to the work of a Chinese dissident artist. This hybrid work instigates an exploration into the nature of authority and authenticity, inviting you to navigate the labyrinthine relationships between truth and perception, illusionary art and real jeopardy. (more...)

Central Works to Present World Premiere of Patricia Milton's HEARTS OF PALM in July
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

Central Works (CW) presents the world premiere of Patricia Milton's latest political comedy Hearts of Palm, opening with a press night July 16th (previews July 14th &15th), and running through August 14 at the historic Berkeley City Club. Unrequited Love meets Unregulated Capitalism in Milton's very funny new play Hearts of Palm, developed in the Central Works Writers Workshop.  A multi-award winning playwright, Patricia Milton's hit Enemies: Foreign and Domestic, wan produced by Central Works in 2015 and awarded  "Outstanding World Premiere" by Theatre Bay Area (TBA) when judged against all Bay Area theater companies. (more...)

LGBT Seniors to Perform 2016 New Stages Showcase at Renberg Theatre, 6/4-5
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

New Stages is an arts program for LGBT seniors, but it isn't your typical arts and crafts fare. Teaching artists Mark Salyer and Kay Cole have worked for the last four years to help LGBT elders tell their own stories and find their own voices. This year's showcase performance, Working OUT, will be presented at the Renberg Theatre at the LA LGBT Center's VIllage at Ed Gould Plaza, June 4 and 5th at 6:00 PM. Admission is free. (more...)

Comedy Central Renews Original Series ANOTHER PERIOD for Third Season
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2016

Listen up peasants! The original ballers are back and here to stay. Comedy Central's turn-of-the-century historical and satirical scripted series, “Another Period,” has been renewed for a third season, it was announced today by Kent Alterman, President, Comedy Central. (more...)

BWW Blog: Bob Marks - The Importance of Posture in Your Singing
by Guest Blogger: Bob Marks - May 20, 2016

If you have ever attended a classical voice recital, you probably saw an elegantly dressed performer situated near the crook of a grand piano for the duration of the performance.  Traditionally, recitalists remain standing with "noble" posture throughout their program, and only gesture with their hands and body for extreme emphasis.  (more...)

Dead Waves' Sophomore LP Living Inside Streaming in Full via Noisey
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

Behold, a record that will make you want to “eat some mushrooms, walk outside, stare at the sun, and see the end of humanity,” according to Noisey. (more...)

THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- A BETTER PLACE's Rob Maitner
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

In this week's edition, we caught up with Rob Maitner, who stars as 'Les' in A BETTER PLACE, playing at The Duke on 42nd Street. (more...)

Theatre Memphis to Present OLIVER!, 6/10-7/3
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

? Theatre Memphis' final production of the 2015-16 season, Oliver!, will open June 10 and run until July 3, 2016, on the Lohrey Stage. A wildly entertaining musical that brings Charles Dickens' timeless characters to life from his novel, the story tells of a poor orphan and his associates scrambling to survive in Old London Towne and begging for "more … please." The sensational score includes "Food Glorious Food" , "Consider Yourself", "As Long as He Needs Me", and more. This family musical show truly gives meaning to singing for your supper. (more...)

Cabrillo Music Theatre's THE LITTLE MERMAID to Swim into TOCAP This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

Now Cabrillo Music Theatre brings this amazing story to life with THE LITTLE MERMAID, live on stage! This is not simply a children's show - it's a brand-new fully-developed Broadway musical, in the spirit of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, THE LION KING, and MARY POPPINS, and Cabrillo Music Theatre's production will be the first in the region! (more...)

Don't Be Evil: Do The Right Thing
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016


Scoop: GREY'S ANATOMY on ABC - Thursday, May 19, 2016
by - May 2, 2016

Get all the scoop on GREY'S ANATOMY, airing on ABC on Thursday, May 19, 2016! (more...)

2016 CAPA Summer Movie Series to Kick Off in June with SINGIN' IN THE RAIN
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

The CAPA Summer Movie Series, the longest-running classic film series in America, begins its 45th season at the historic Ohio Theatre (39 E. State St.) on Friday, June 5, with the classic Gene Kelly musical Singing' in the Rain. (more...)

Bergen County Players to Present AN EVENING OF ONE ACT PLAYS, 6/4-5
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

Bergen County Players, winner of NJACT's 2015 Community Theatre of the Year and located at the Little Firehouse Theatre, 298 Kinderkamack Road in Oradell, will present "An Evening of One Act Plays", written by past and current members of BCP and directed by Frank Osmers, for a limited run on June 4 and June 5. This show contains mature content and language. (more...)

Lilla Crawford & Jenna Ortega to Join The Rockettes in NEW YORK SPECTACULAR at Radio City
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

The Madison Square Garden Company announced today that Jenna Ortega and Lilla Crawford will share the role of Emily, the teen girl lead in New York Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes, presented by Chase at Radio City Music Hall. The limited eight week engagement runs from June 15 through August 7, 2016. Tickets are on sale now at www.rockettes.com/newyork and at the Radio City box office. (more...)

Sideshow Theatre Company Sets 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

? Sideshow Theatre Company, winner of the League of Chicago Theatres' 2016 Broadway In Chicago Emerging Theatre Award, is pleased to announce its full 10th Anniversary Season, proudly featuring two world premieres and one U.S premiere production. (more...)

RuPaul Crowns America's Next Drag Superstar in 'DRAG RACE' Season 8 Finale
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2016

After a season filled with gag-worthy challenges, ferocious runway looks, and cutthroat competitors, Bob The Drag Queen has been crowned the winner of Logo's RUPAUL's DRAG RACE season 8. (more...)

ARSENIC & OLD LACE Opens Tomorrow at Derby Dinner Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

Derby Dinner Playhouse kicks off their 2016-2017 season with the popular comedy ARSENIC & OLD LACE, opening May 18 and running through June 26, 2016.  For ticket information please call 812-288-8281 or visit www.derbydinner.com (more...)

Out Now: Justin Paul Presents The Model 'Wrong Number' (Underground Sol)
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

As the summer festival season kicks into high gear, the time is ripe for a return to the soulful basics of electronic dance music with songs grounded in the human element. Justin Paul presents The Model's “Wrong Number” is just that kind of release. (more...)

UG! COMEDY SHOW!! to Return This Week at No Fun Bar
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

Todd Montesi and Pat Rigby present awesome comics in front of a cool supportive crowd in the epicenter of hip NYC the East Village. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at BPA's THE LITTLE MERMAID, Now in Performances!
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2016

Bainbridge Performing Arts presents Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID, directed by Joanna Hardie, with music direction by Josh Anderson, and choreography by Debbie Pierce. Run dates are May 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 23, 27, 28 & 29. Check out photos below! (more...)

VIDEO: Wisconsin Company Presents First Community Theatre Production of Elton John's BILLY ELLIOT
by Michael Dale - May 13, 2016

La Crosse,Community Theatre takes on the demanding West End and Broadway hit. (more...)

Sandi Patty Coming to Spencer Theater, 5/28
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

Sandi Patty, the most awarded female vocalist in contemporary Christian music, presents the tour of a lifetime in celebration of hers.  Entitled the "Forever Grateful" world tour, the 10-month, 90+ city concert spree kicked-off in February and includes a special concert engagement at the Spencer Theater at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 28. Excellent seats are available for $39-$79. Visit www.spencertheater.com or call the box office at 575.336.4800 for tickets and information. (more...)

Photo Flash: NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT Celebrates Chicagoland Debut at Theatre at the Center
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

Theatre at the Center presents the Chicagoland premiere of the Broadway hit NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT. This new musical features a book by Tony Award winner Joe DiPietro, and a treasure trove of George and Ira Gershwin's most beloved, instantly recognizable tunes (Let's Call the Whole Thing Off, Someone to Watch Over Me, 'S Wonderful). NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT runs now through June 5 at Theatre at the Center. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

5th Annual Atlanta Fringe Festival Kicks Off 6/8
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

The Atlanta Fringe Festival is proud to return to Little Five Points for the fifth consecutive year, once again bringing hundreds of local and national performers together for a four-day celebration of live performances from all over the theatrical spectrum. This year's productions run a wild gamut, from family-friendly magic shows to puppetry, modern dance, aerial acrobatics, improv comedy and everything in between, featuring fourteen companies from the Atlanta area. The festival is set to run June 9-12, 2016, with every act performing a 3-minute excerpt from their show at a free preview party Wednesday, June 8 at 7 Stages. (more...)

Michael Arden-Helmed 'MERRILY', BACHARACH REIMAGINED, Stephen Schwartz and More Slated for The Wallis in 2016-17
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

Over 300 performances of more than 50 different programs of theater, dance and music featuring local and world-renowned talent are on tap for the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts' 2016/17 season, among them a production of MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, helmed by SPRING AWAKENING director Michael Arden. (more...)

Confirmation.com Continues its Global Expansion with the Acquisition of India-based VeriFirm.in
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016


BWW Blog: NYC Vocal Coach Bob Marks - Understand the Basics of Voice Registration
by Guest Blogger: Bob Marks - May 10, 2016

If you want to see a group of voice teachers and voice scientists turn from a generally gregarious and collegial group into an angry mob, ask them to strictly define vocal registers, or the "gears" of the voice that are responsible for different types of sounds.   (more...)

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